Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership (STEP) 259 Lowell St, Somerville, MA02144 The Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership, or STEP, is a community organization advocating for improvements to…More local public transportation. Made up of a group of concerned residents, STEP's mission is to secure public transportation for the city in order to increase social equity, environmental health, and economic opportunity. The main focal point of STEP's work over the past few years has been advocating for progress on the extension of the MBTA Green Line from Lechmere into Somerville and Medford, a mandated part of the Big Dig and the Clean Air Act. STEP holds meetings on the third Monday of every month in the community room at the VNA Assisted Living facility.
DiSilva Transportation 50 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA02145 For over 75 years, DiSilva Transportation has been moving products and merchandise from coast to coast for countless…More suppliers and manufacturers. They specialize in providing logistics solutions for their clients, which might be built around one truck and driver, or a fleet of vehicles and a staff of drivers and logistics managers. Their Middlesex Avenue address is directly across from the K-Mart entrance to the Assembly Square Mall.
SCM Community Transportation's program Door2Door provides free public transportation for senior citizens or those…More with disabilities who are unable to drive themselves. These trips provide local residents with a way to run vital errands such as grocery shopping, visiting a sick loved one or making a doctor's appointment, and allows them to maintain their independence.
SCM can also accommodate paid rides for up to 14 persons to go on trips or excursions. For Somerville residents to take advantage of the trips, they must be 62 years of age or older or have a mobility impairment. The program is also available for Cambridge, Medford and Everett residents who are over the age of 62.
Davis Square MBTA Station College Ave & Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Located in the heart of Davis Square, in downtown Somerville, this Red Line Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority…More (MBTA) stop offers nearby bus stops and one-way trips to South Station in downtown Boston.
Blur Travel, located inside Sommerville Communication, is a one-woman travel agency. Blur Travel caters to the…More Brazilian and Spanish community, booking flights, transportation and hotels to Latin America and more.
Passport and Visa assistance, phone cards and foreign cell phones are also available. Spanish, English and Portugese is spoken here.
Eddie's Furniture 95 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Filled to the brim with vintage, refurbished and refinished furniture, Eddie's is home to unique finds as well as…More bargain mattresses and bed frames. Brightly colored repainted furniture wakes up the crammed space. The staff is knowledgeable and quick to offer advice. Eddie's is easily accessible by car or public transportation.
Gentle Giant Moving Company 29 Harding St, Somerville, MA02143 Gentle Giant is a full-serivce moving company that was founded in 1980. There are now 17 outlets in seven states, and…More the Somerville warehouse is considered company headquarters. Gentle Giant was a listed Fortune 500 company in 1989, launched "Box Express," its packing supply service, in 2001 and participates annually in moving/transport efforts related to the Boston Marathon. This is a huge building with a local office downstairs and a more expansive HQ office on the second floor. Both new and used packing supplies are available for purchase.
Somerville OSPCD Transportation and Infrastructure Division 93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Whether you drive, bike, use the MBTA or walk, this division is working to make it easier and safer for you to move…More about the city. They oversee transit projects such as the Green Line extension and the proposed extension of the Community Path. Their Safe-Start and Shape Up Somerville programs place particular emphasis on pedestrian and cyclist needs, including improving sidewalk curb cuts and pedestrian crossings as well as adding bike lanes to City roadways.
Shivalic Food & Spices 310 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Stocked from floor to ceiling with sweet smelling spices, rice, flour, lentils and chickpeas, as well as fruits and…More vegetables, Shivalic Food & Spices offers a diverse palette of international flavors. Specializing in Indian, Haitian, Nepalese and Spanish baking and cooking products, each of the tightly packed aisles transports the customer to a different corner of the globe. The store also sells lottery tickets, tobacco products and international DVDs--a selection as varied as the multicultural clientele entering and exiting the store.
Located in the Tufts Administration Building on Holland Street, the Somerville Council on Aging provides an array of…More senior services from social events and recreational opportunities to case management and counseling. These services help qualifying seniors gain assistance with housing, transportation, meals and health insurance. The Council also runs two other Senior Centers: The Cross Street Center at 165 Broadway and The Ralph & Jenny Center at 9 New Washington Street.
Senior events are advertised on the Council's monthly television show, 'Senior Circuit' on City Cable, and in a monthly newsletter.